Company Men Who Work Iniquity by Samuel L. Edwards

Company Men Who Work Iniquity

Samuel L. Edwards on Lessons from the Battle of Accokeek

It is marvelous, though it is not much fun, to have opponents who keep making my case for me: I have been telling people for years that the principal object of our adversaries in the ecclesiastical wars is the acquisition of power, and they just keep proving me right. The principal symbols for power are property— “the kingdoms of the earth”—and money—“the glory of them”—and we know who offers them, and to whom, and what his answer is, and that it must also be our answer.

I have been in the middle of a test case, with significance for all those in similar situations. In mi . . .